Ronaldo scores hat trick as Portugal trash Lithuania 6-0

Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal trashed Lithuania in 6-0 win to edge closer to earning their spot for the 2020 European Championship on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo alongside teammates, Pizzi Fernandes, Gonçalo Paciência and Bernardo Silva all scored for the defending European champions.

The Juventus star found the goal line in the 7th minute with a penalty and later on with a curling shot in 22nd minute of the first half.

At 65th minute, Ronaldo then scored his third goal to make his ninth hat trick with Portugal, and the 55th of his career for club and nation.

Pizzi scored in the 52nd, and Paciência made the score 5-0 at the 56th minute as Bernando Silva close the goal rush at 63rd.

Portugal are 5 points behind group leader Ukraine which has already qualified and 1 point ahead of third-place Serbia. Portugal will be playing Luxemborg in their next meeting.

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